After age 25, about 1 in 4 people will suffer a stroke—the vast majority stemming from blood clots.
David McIntee is a competitive athlete, but a genetic heart condition led to a stroke. Quick action saved his cognition—and his life.
The presence of the tangled blue veins may be more than a cosmetic question—it could indicate a quintupled risk of deep venous thrombosis.
Brenda Tuttle’s shortness of breath remained a mystery for weeks until a CT scan revealed a pulmonary embolism.
Moms need to know what signs and symptoms to watch for after their baby has been delivered.
Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.
New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs.
With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.
As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.
After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.
Blood clots in Amelia Logan’s leg and lungs deliver tough lessons about living with risk and waiting for answers.
Avoiding or surviving a stroke is all about what you do now.
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